MHS Professor Derek Griffith selected as 2013-2014 RWJF Health Policy Associate

The RWJF Center for Health Policy is pleased to announce the 2013-2014 Health Policy Associates.  The Health Policy Associates Program is designed to provide faculty of Meharry Medical College and Vanderbilt University, and other universities, with a distinct affiliation and role with the Center in order to encourage and enhance training, collegiality, purpose, commitment to, and support of health policy and social science research.

Fifteen (15) faculty from Meharry Medical College, Vanderbilt University, and, for the first time, Lipscomb University were selected from a pool of applicants based upon their excellence, qualifications, expertise, and commitment to the field of health policy and research and represent various and diverse disciplines of study.

The 2013-2014 Health Policy Associates are as follows:


Richard A. Epstein, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Psychiatry
School of Medicine
Vanderbilt University


Suzette Marie Stines, DDS
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Restorative Dentistry
School of Dentistry
Meharry Medical College


Chad K. Gentry, PharmD, BCACP, CDE
Assistant Professor
Pharmacy Practice
College of Pharmacy & Health Science
Lipscomb College


Carolyn Szetela, PhD
Associate Professor
Dept. of Professional & Medical Education
School of Medicine
Meharry Medical College


Derek M. Griffith, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Center for Medicine, Health & Society
College of Arts & Science
Vanderbilt University


Machelle Fleming Thompson, RDH, MSPH
Associate Professor
Dept. of Dental Public Health
School of Dentistry
Meharry Medical College


Leslie R. Halpern, MD, DDS, PhD, MPH
Program Director of Residency
Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
School of Dentistry
Meharry Medical College


Boris Voinov, MD
Extern
Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
School of Medicine
Meharry Medical College


Thomas D. Luten, MA
Assistant Prof/Chair Admissions Committee
Dept. of Dental Public Health
School of Dentistry
Meharry Medical College


Tawana K. Ware, DDS, MSD
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Pediatric Dentistry
School of Dentistry
Meharry Medical College


Tultul Nayyar, PhD
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Neuroscience & Pharmacology
School of Medicine
Meharry Medical College


William N. Washington, DPA, MPA, MPH, CHES
Director
Master of Science in Public Health
School of Grad. Studies & Research
Meharry Medical College


Regina S. Offodile, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Skills and Competencies
Dept. of Professional & Medical Education
School of Medicine
Meharry Medical College


Consuelo H. Wilkins, MD, MSCI
Executive Director
Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance
Meharry Medical College


Chasidy Singleton, MD
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Surgery
School of Medicine
Meharry Medical College

The new Health Policy Associates will enjoy an array of exciting benefits derived from being affiliated with the Center. For more information about the Health Policy Associates Program, please contact Jarrod Lockhart at jlockhart@mmc.edu or visit www.meharryhealthpolicy.org.

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